Spindrift Special

There is something special about spindrift.
Today we didn’t have to travel far to see it.
It was right on our doorstep.
We’ll not quite literally!

Spindrift captured by the Lighthouse

Since the equinox the wind has been a feature of the weather.
On several occasion the ferry has been on an alert.
On Sunday the crossing had to be aborted.
Today the sailing was cancelled.
It is island life.

Spindrift in Gott Bay by the Lodge Hotel

Between 4:00am and 6:00am the wind gusted to 56 mph.
However throughout the day it has moderated.
The gusts have only been about 40 mph.

Spindrift on the rocks by the pier

Accompany us as walk around the township of Scarinish.
Appreciate the power of wind and waves.
No wonder Tiree is famous for surfing.

Eilean Liath – the view from our window across Millport

With squally showers there are plenty of rainbows.
They can be extremely short lived.
Blink and they are gone.

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It was difficult to tear ourselves away.
Every so often a high wave would amaze us.
Then add to the height of the waves the spindrift

It is little surprise that CalMac have issued an alert for our route.
Hopefully tomorrow the weather will be as forecast.
Otherwise the store shelves could be empty fast.

This is Life on Tiree